Classes

ASTR 2120: Introduction to Astrophysics II

Semester
Spring
Year offered
2021

This course provides a physics-based, mathematical introduction to the astronomy of stars, galaxies, and the Universe. Topics covered include: the observed properties of stars; stellar interiors...

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ASTR 4998: Senior Thesis

Semester
Spring
Year offered
2020
A one-on-one, independent study course on X-ray Astronomy and/or Clusters of Galaxies, leading to writing a Senior Thesis.  Most often, this is an observational or theoretical research project.  Can...
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ASTR 2110: Introduction to Astrophysics I

Semester
Fall
Year offered
2017

This course provides a physics-based, mathematical introduction to the astronomy of stars, stellar remnants (white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes), interstellar matter, and the Milky Way...

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ASTR 5450: High Energy Astrophysics

Semester
Fall
Year offered
2006

An introduction to radiation and particle interactions, fluid and plasma dynamics, and other physical processes important to the study of high energy phenomena in astronomy. Techniques for X--ray...

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ASTR 5420: The Interstellar Medium

Semester
Spring
Year offered
2006

Physical processes which aect interstellar gas will be discussed, including line excitation, absorption line formation, ionization, heating and cooling, thermal equilibrium, and thermal instability...

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